microspecies


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microspecies

[¦mī·krō′spē·shēz]
(ecology)
A small, localized species population that is clearly differentiated from related forms. Also known as jordanon.
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A comparative study of the germination ecology of some microspecies of Taraxacum Wigg.
Strict apomixis supposedly brings about complete reproductive isolation; on this fact the microspecies concept in Taraxacum is based.
These genera are taxonomically intricate encompassing many microspecies difficult to identify.
Refutation of recent creations of microspecies and hybrid taxa in Argentinian Solanum (sect.